News review 10 : Prevention of Ventilator associated complications
Prevention of Ventilator associated complications
Dr. Aparna C & Dr. Ashok Deorari
Department of Pediatrics , WHO CC AIIMS , New Delhi-110029 & * Neonatologist , Childs Trust
Medical Research Foundation and Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai -600034.
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Ventilator associated complications, bronchopulmonary dysplasia
VAP- Ventilator associated pneumonia , BPD- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, ELBW-
Extremely low birth weight, VLBW- Very low birth weight, ROP- Retinopathy of prematurity, CPAP-
Continuous positive airway pressure, I.M.- intramuscular, CI- Confidence intervals, PPROM- Preterm
prelabour rupture of membranes, RCT- Randomised control trial, RR- Relative risk, PEEP- Peak end
expiratory pressure. Read more....